emerged the first technical details Alpine production . French media say that sports adopt a Tce 1.8-liter engine with powers that would reach 300 horsepower and that would be associated with a manual transmission 7-speed EDC with double clutch .
L I fter the presentation of the prototype Celebration Concept occurred within the last 24 hours of Le Mans, they get to know the first technical detail Alpine that hit the market in 2016 indicating that the sport will use a small displacement engine and high power.
Under the hood of Alpine first product in decades engine of the Renault-Nissan alliance will be located. It will be an turbocharged Tce 1.8 liter , the same that is used in several products, from Nissan Pulsar until Renault Megane, but with increased displacement from 1.6 to 1.8 liters.
Motor Tce 1.8 with up to 300 hp and 7-speed EDC box for the new Alpine.
Of course, the drive has been adapted to its new requirements, achieving superior performance. The first information released by the French website Automotivpress indicate that a return to Renault extract 1.8 Tce ranging between 250 and 300 horsepower.
The Alpine would be offered in three power variants: 250, 275 and 300 horsepower , based on various configurations of its electronic management, along with some other changes to its more powerful variant.
Moreover, the same source indicates a weight that would be located between 1,200 and 1,300 kg , which means that units equipped with the engine of 300 horses would have a ratio 4.2 Horse kilograms . The propeller would be associated with a new automatic transmission with double clutch , developed on the basis of the EDC6, but enhanced to support the new power level and an additional gear, as would have 7 relations .
The Alpine will be the first product to debut this new engine and box, but the same configuration will gradually various models of Renault-Nissan, such as Press Nismo or even the next generation Megane RS .